Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Jaisalmir, or Jessulmeer, a native state under British protection, forming the north-western corner of Rajputana, Hindostan, has an area of 16,447 square miles. It forms part of the Great Desert, and there is only one small river. Sandhills cover the face of the country far and wide. Camels and sheep are kept by the inhabitants.